TV Mini-Series | TV-MA | | Action, Drama, History
The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.
Damien Lewis claimed that when he came to audition, he saw the real Richard D. Winters sitting next to an actor who was a near perfect look-a-like. Lewis was never introduced to the actor, nor learned why he was not cast.
Hey O'Brien, relax, would ya? I'm trying to read.
Pvt. Patrick O'Keefe: It's O'Keefe.
Frank Perconte: Is that right?
Pvt. Patrick O'Keefe: Yeah, Patrick O'Keefe. My friends call me Patty.
Frank Perconte: Hey O'Brien, shut up!
Pvt. Patrick O'Keefe: I told you, it's O'Keefe.
Frank Perconte: Do you know why no one remembers your name? It's 'cause no one wants to ...
When the 101st Airborne was sent into Belgium just before the Battle of the Bulge they were ordered to remove the Screaming Eagle patch from their uniforms, so the Germans would not know they were facing an elite division. It was only after the battle when they moved into Hagenau that they were able to wear the patches again.
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